"There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Kin Hubbard on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Kin Hubbard on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Kin Hubbard on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Kin Hubbard on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Kin Hubbard on Steve Jobs
"No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech."
"We would all like to vote for the best man but he is never a candidate."
"Of all the home remedies, a good wife is best."
"Don't knock the weather nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while."
"Universal peace sounds ridiculous to the head of an average family."